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New centre at Mediclinic Hermanus offers hope to patients with chronic pain

Chronic pain management requires knowledge about the type of pain and its origin, and how each patient may respond to treatment. Orthopaedic surgeon and pain interventionist Dr Pierre de Villiers talks to us about diagnosing and managing chronic pain.

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Mediclinic hosts renowned expert on anatomical enucleation of the prostate

On Monday 27 November 2017, urologists gathered at Mediclinic Durbanville for a workshop on using the latest laser surgical techniques for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Internationally renowned Prof Thomas Herrmann joined Dr Gawie Bruwer, a urologist practising at Mediclinic Durbanville and well recognised for his cutting-edge treatment approach, for a live demonstration on using the Revolix laser for anatomical enucleation of the prostate.

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Early identification and treatment of strokes save lives

Together, ER24 and Mediclinic provide fast and effective care for stroke patients at a time when doing the right thing at the right time can make all the difference.

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Mediclinic Thabazimbi delivers cutting-edge healthcare to rural Limpopo

From 15 December 2017, the farming and mining communities of rural Limpopo will enjoy access to world-class healthcare, in the form of all-new premises for Mediclinic Thabazimbi.

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Building Baragwanath for the Children

In May 2015, the Infrastructure team from Mediclinic Southern Africa was approached by Professor Jerome Loveland, a Paediatric Surgeon working between Mediclinic Sandton and the Department of Paediatric Surgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand. His request was a simple one – could the team assist with the technical aspects of designing and building a new Paediatric Surgical Out-Patient clinic at Baragwanath Hospital.

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Leading the Way in Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery

Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery has many benefits and few drawbacks for patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma.

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Promising research sheds light on PTSD in SA women

A psychiatrist in private practice at Mediclinic is pioneering clinical research that focuses on identifying biomarkers to indicate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in female victims of sexual violence.

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Antibiotics: should patients always finish their course?

A recent article published in the British Medical Journal targets the ongoing debate on whether patients should stop taking antibiotics as soon as they feel better – rather than completing the course.  The new research  provides evidence that the duration of treatment can be safely reduced for specific infections.

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New fertility clinic unveiled at Mediclinic Windhoek

Before the Windhoek IVF clinic was unveiled earlier this year, local patients often had to travel to South Africa for fertility treatment which escalated their costs. After the first successful

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World-leading craniofacial surgery at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt

Midface hypoplasia is a congenital facial anomaly in which the upper jaw, cheekbones, and eye sockets remain underdeveloped in newborn infants. The condition obstructs proper breathing and can lead to complications over time. Surgery has traditionally been reserved for older children before Prof Graewe at Mediclinic pioneered the development of a less invasive procedure in infants, called Midface Distraction without Osteotomies.

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